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The Rise Of A Public Woman

Judith N. McArthur and Harold L. Smith

in Minnie Fisher Cunningham: A Suffragist's Life in Politics

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195304862
eISBN:
9780199871537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304862.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter situates Minnie Fisher Cunningham in the voluntary association culture of the Progressive Era, and traces her emergence as an activist and social reformer in Galveston in the 1910s. ... More


Toward a More Inclusive Community: The Legacy of Female Reformers in the Progressive State

Carol Nackenoff

in The Progressives' Century: Political Reform, Constitutional Government, and the Modern American State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300204841
eISBN:
9780300225099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300204841.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Many social welfare initiatives that have found their way into the administrative state can be traced to proposals advanced by the mobilized women of the Progressive era. These female reformers ... More


Channeling Womanpower: Maternalism and World War I Mobilization

Lynn Dumenil

in The Second Line of Defense: American Women and World War I

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631219
eISBN:
9781469631233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631219.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines women's voluntary associations' role in mobilization. It examining the Women's Committee of the Council of National Defense, the Young Women's Christian Association, the Woman's ... More


Mothers as Experts, 1965–1967

Jessica M. Frazier

in Women's Antiwar Diplomacy during the Vietnam War Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631790
eISBN:
9781469631813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631790.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In an era when red-baiting still occurred, American women’s peace organizations often represented themselves as mothers concerned for the fates of their children when engaging in antiwar activism. ... More


Strengthening Channels of Communication, 1968–1970

Jessica M. Frazier

in Women's Antiwar Diplomacy during the Vietnam War Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631790
eISBN:
9781469631813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631790.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

At a time when U.S. women were pushed to the sidelines of antiwar protests because of a focus on draft resistance, American women’s peace groups carved out a place for themselves as middle-aged ... More


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